Lighthouses can be beautiful, romantic and prone to collapse. Learn about 10 lighthouses that are in danger of being lost forever. Take this quiz to learn more about the 10 most endangered lighthouses.
When was the first lighthouse erected?
Where was the first U.S. lighthouse erected?
Why have lighthouses become obsolete?
sold for real estate
replaced with modern methods of communication
prone to misuse
During the Civil War, why was the Cape Romaine Lighthouse put out?
make the waters difficult to navigate
make the waters easy to navigate
What is the condition of the oldest lighthouse on Raccoon Key Island?
fairly good shape
What destroyed the Nottawasaga lighthouse on the Georgian Bay of Lake Huron?
How much money would it take to fully restore the Nottawasaga lighthouse?
How have some lighthouses been moved?
lifted and rolled away
Why is the Orfordness lighthouse in Suffolk, England at risk?
What has weakened the Capraia Lighthouse?
When was the Capraia Lighthouse abandoned?
What material is the Cap Lopez Lighthouse in Gabon constructed of?
What is threatening to topple the Troubridge Island Lighthouse?
What is being used to hold the sea back from the Troubridge Island Lighthouse?
Why is the Garapan Lighthouse safe from erosion?
sits on a hill
built from masonry
How can you reach Isla Pinguino?
What lives on Isla Pinguino?
What happens to the Galinhos Lighthouse at high tide?
standing in water
What is the Kiipsaar Lighthouse known for?
What may have caused the Kiipsaar Lighthouse to straighten up in 2008?